SYRACUSE, NY — Gary Craig Mucklow, 71, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Anna’s family Type Home for Adults in Syracuse, NY.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, NY.
Gary was born July 17, 1948, in Watertown, NY, to the late Wilford and Bertha Wilbur-Mucklow.
Gary attended and graduated from Watertown High School, Jefferson Community College with an Associate degree in Math-Science, Potsdam State University of New York with a bachelor’s degree of science in chemistry, and Binghamton University with a
master’s degree of science in chemistry.
Gary served in The United States Army from 1968-1971. While in the Army he attended
Missile and Munitions School where he received a Nike-Hercule Missile repair
certification. He was honorably discharged.
Gary enjoyed chess and was president of the chess club at Jefferson Communiy College. He won The Fall Chess Tournament. He later went on to be the vice-president of the chess club at Potsdam State University.
Gary received many accolades as an analytical chemist and laboratory teaching assistant while in college.
Gary was an Associate Chemist for International Business Machines Corporation from 1980 to 1993. Most recently Gary was a professor of chemistry at Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY.
Surviving are a brother, William Mucklow, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania and a sister, Marian Mucklow Thomas, Hutchinson, Kansas and a brother, Rick Mucklow, Adams Center, New York. In addition he is survived by two nieces and three nephews.
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